Functionality of Children with Asperger's Syndrome



Here we present the results of a comparative study of the functionality of the preschool children with typical development (N = 52) and autism (N = 12), younger students with Asperger's syndrome (N = 13). The obtained data showed that the functionality of children with Asperger's syndrome was significantly lower (p <0,0001) compared with children with typical development, and significantly higher (p <0,00001), than of children with autism. Has been discussed the importance of the functionality research for children with autistic spectrum disorders and other developmental disorders using the questionnaire F- 07 as a way of assessment the integrative performance of common tasks and demands.

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Keywords: Asperger’s syndrome, autism, functionality, preschool age, primary school age

Journal rubric: Empirical Research

Article type: scientific article

For citation: Kazmin A.M., Dugina O., Lobova A., Mar A., Prochuhaeva M., Rukina I. Functionality of Children with Asperger's Syndrome [Elektronnyi resurs]. Klinicheskaia i spetsial'naia psikhologiia = Clinical Psychology and Special Education, 2014. Vol. 3, no. 1 (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)


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Information About the Authors

Aleksandr M. Kazmin, PhD in Medicine, Professor, Department of Neuro and Pathopsychology of Development, Faculty of Clinical and Special Psychology, Moscow State University of Psychology & Education, Moscow, Russia, ORCID:, e-mail:

Olga Dugina, teacher-defectologist, Moscow state educational institution combined-type kindergarten №1540, Moscow, Russia, e-mail:

A. Lobova, Moscow State University of Psychology and Education, student, Moscow, Russia, e-mail:

Alexandra Mar, educational psychologist, Moscow State University of Psychology and Education, Moscow, e-mail:

M. Prochuhaeva, assistant manager, Moscow state educational institution combined-type kindergarten №288, Moscow, Russia, e-mail:

I. Rukina, educational psychologist, Moscow state educational institution Child Development Center kindergarten №1762, Moscow, e-mail:



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